Goucher College

M.A. On Campus Online Blended
24 months
499 USD/credit
499 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The master of arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree at Goucher College is a certification program designed to prepare college graduates who wish to enter the teaching profession but who have not had adequate preparation for teaching


The program is based on the assumption that, through a curriculum carefully balanced in theory and practice, participants can acquire the knowledge and skills needed for teaching general and/or special education students. The Teaching program is completed with a yearlong internship or supervised teaching experience guided both by a member of the Goucher College faculty and by a cooperating or helping teacher at a professional development school.

Program outcomes

Designed to prepare well-qualified teachers, this intensive program develops the skills to meet the following standards:

  • Planning shows content knowledge and embraces developmental and diverse student needs
  • Management for student behavior maximizes a positive learning environment
  • Instructional practices complement student needs and encourage problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Assessments evaluate instruction and student learning
  • Professionalism and interpersonal relationships maintained

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Development: A Lifespan Perspective
  • Assessing Needs and Evaluating Progress
  • Theories of Learning
  • Foundations of Reading and Language Arts, and
  • Foundations of Special Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




40 alternative credits



On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application.
    • Send official sealed transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
    • Send a minimum of one letter of recommendation completed by someone who knows you well enough to give an informed opinion of your intellectual ability, capacity for sustained self-directed study, personal qualifications, and professional potential.
    • Complete the essay answering program-specific questions. Please review essay requirements below.
    • International students must also follow the international student admissions processes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    499 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    499 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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